Documenting The Beautiful Designs of Manhole Covers in Japan

Takahama Fukui manhole cover ??????????????

For many years, photographer S. Morita has been documenting the often beautiful designs found on manhole covers in Japan. To date Morita has photographed more than 600 examples.

Otowa Aichi, manhole cover ??????????????
Imadate Fukui , manhole cover ??????????????
Shinshiro Aichi, manhole cover ??????????????
Mizumaki Fukuoka, manhole cover ??????????????
Midori Gunma, manhole cover ???????????????
Ojiya Nigata manhole cover ???????????????
Daito city, Osaka pref manhole cover??????????????

photos by S. Morita

via Colossal